2019 Alaska Statutes
Title 18. Health, Safety, Housing, Human Rights, and Public Defender
Chapter 26. Alaska Medical Facility Authority
Sec. 18.26.040. Meetings, compensation, officers, and expenses.
(a) Four members of the board constitute a quorum for the transaction of business or the exercise of a power or function at a meeting of the board. All decisions of the board shall be initiated by motion or resolution, and the vote and decision shall be recorded in the board's minute book, which is a public record. The affirmative votes of not less than two of the public members and two commissioners are required for the passage of any motion or resolution. Notice of all meetings shall be given in accordance with regulations adopted by the board. All meetings of the board shall be open to the public, except that the board may convene in executive session in the manner provided in AS 44.62.310(b) to consider subject matter under AS 44.62.310(c).
(b) Members of the board serve without salary but each member is entitled to reimbursement from authority funds for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of official duties as a member of the board. An officer or employee of the state need not forfeit office or employment or any benefits by reason of acceptance to the office of director of the authority.
(c) The board may appoint an executive director who serves at its pleasure and may appoint and employ other persons or officers it considers advisable, including but not limited to professional advisors, architects, technical experts, agents, and support personnel. The attorney general is the legal counsel for the authority. The executive director, if any, is responsible for keeping records of all meetings of the board and is custodian of all books, documents, and papers filed with the board, the minute book, and journals. In the absence of an executive director, the board shall designate one member of the board to fulfill the duties mentioned in this subsection. The person responsible for those duties may cause copies to be made of all minutes, records, and documents of the board and may give certificates of the authority to the effect that those copies are true copies and all persons dealing with the authority may rely on those certificates.